Thunder Bay Kite Festival 2012
Thom, Jean-Paul, Country Cloiwn and Don
Media day at the Thunder Bay Marina. Looks like Don is flying three revs at once! Multi images of Don's quad line by using a panorama shot.
Getting a Brasington kite out. Notice the Sleeping Giant land formation in behind me.
You have to have heart!!!
The marina facing towards the rail way and downtown
Again towards downtown
A few people asked questions about the kites
One boy got to fly Thom's 252
Thom flys kites with Doug our host at Thunder Bay
The big day of the festival!!!
Carlos, Thom Cowboy Clown and Don.
Ready, set go!!!
My cousins kids came out to fly some kites. They even managed to get on the cover of the daily news[paper!
Very windy andd threatning more rain for most of the morning.
Don's new HQ cow. He says he fits in well at his farm too!
Local flyer Ray has some fun with a delta and his home made sky rig
My new HQ crab was a huge hit with the cameras!!!
This year the theme was SPACE!
Homemade cupcakes with kites! yum yum right Don!
The people in Thunder Bay are just great!
Thom flys his blurry iFlite in the workshop face painting area.
My cousins try out the face painintg.
Don set up a great KAP display with some help from Megan.
He mostly stayed on high ground to avoid the water drenched fields.
We mananged to still fly lots of kites and ground colour too!
See Thom did have a 252 Sutton up. Such a hard worker bee too!!!
It was so cold but we still had some fun too!
The familes that did come out had lot's of great Kodak moments to capture.
The rest of the photos are local Thunder Bay snaps.
Kakabeka Falls bursting at the seams after the flood gates were opened up stream
Flying some kites iat the need Spirit theatre
Panorama of Thom flying his Pioa pipa. See Don on the very right with his crossover kite?
Love the graphics on this retired CN caboose
Four metal art work fish on the bridge to the islands.
Very tame deer on the islands
Geese take off as I try to get photos of the grain elevators
The family out for a walk
Some of the grain termiinals are still running! you can see a large laker dwarfed by the size of the terminal.
A long since retired ship
We found out were they store the tug boats!
Thom at the business end of the cannon!
We ran into one of Skye's former classmates at Sheridan living in Thunder Bay! We promised Margit that we would get her contact info to Skye.